Ilkeston Health Centre, South Street, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, DE7 5PZ.  Tel: 0115 932 2968

Newsletter

Please click on the link below to view our October-November patient newsletter!

Dr Purnell and Partners Newsletter

Updates on the Practice

Dr Purnell & Partners is changing!

We are introducing a new App for all our patients; this app will allow you to;

 

My GP App logo
  • Book and cancel appointments at the click of a button
  • Order repeat prescriptions
  • Receive appointment reminders
  • Monitor and track your health
  • Set up medication reminders
  • Book and cancel appointments for those you care for (with their permission)

 

The app is completely free to all patients and can be downloaded from the Google Play store or from the App Store for Apple devices.

Surgery Closure

Please be aware the surgery will be closed for training on the 13th November 2019 from 12 noon. We will re-open as normal from 8.00am on 14th November 2019.

Our telephone lines will not be operational, however you will still be able to book and cancel appointments and request repeat prescriptions via the ‘MyGP’ app (available on all smartphone devices).

If you need urgent medical advice when we are closed, please ring the NHS 111 service.

General information

Derbyshire Home from Hospital Support Service

The Derbyshire Home from Hospital Support Service provides practical support for vulnerable people leaving hospital, or those living at home but at risk of being admitted.

Please see the leaflet below for more information, and to find out how to make a referral to this service.

Derbyshire Home from Hospital Support Service leaflet

Hay Fever Season

Hay fever season is here, if you suffer with hay fever it is important to know that the NHS are no longer routinely prescribing hay fever treatments for items that can be bought from a supermarket or pharmacy. Please see the poster below for more information…

Hay fever poster

Active Travel

Derbyshire Connect Active Travel provide door-to-door transport to health appointments for people unable to use conventional buses because of their age, disability or because they live in areas where bus services are limited.

For more information please see the booklet below;

Derbyshire Connect Active Travel